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Two Men’s Soccer Standouts Enjoy Professional Opportunities In Sport

Former Tiger men’s soccer standouts Matt Borland ’09 and Justin Jenkins ’09 may have exhausted their collegiate eligibility, but that doesn’t mean their soccer careers have ended. In fact, they may have just begun.

Borland, the first two-time North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Offensive Player of the Year in program history, has been invited to practice and play scrimmage games with the Columbus Crew, the defending champions of Major League Soccer (MLS). Jenkins, a four-year starting sweeper for the Tigers, has earned a roster spot with the Cincinnati Kings, a semi-professional team that plays in the Premier Development League, a division of the United Soccer League.

Summer 2009, Tiger Sports »

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Wittenberg Announces Athletics Hall of Honor 2009 Class

Joe Govern ’80, Sarah Jurewicz ’98, Sarah Newlin ’96, Bob Wagner ’69, Tom Young ’70 and longtime statistician Joe Clayton have been selected to join 178 others in the Wittenberg Athletics Hall of Honor. The six members of the class of 2009 will be inducted at a banquet on Friday, Oct. 23, and will be introduced to Wittenberg’s loyal fans during halftime of the annual Homecoming football game against Carnegie Mellon the next day.

Summer 2009, Witt World »

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Arctic Adventure

During the dead of winter in 1963, 13 students, L. David Miller, choir director, and James Telfer, public relations assistant and performing member of the group, boarded a plane to begin a tour that would cover nearly 16,000 miles in little more than five weeks. The group’s mission: to entertain troops at United States military posts on high alert in the Arctic, and to serve as the choir for Sunday church services in the local communities.

Education, Summer 2009 »

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Communication Leaders

A cross-campus collaboration between the Department of Communication and WittPath Career Services has resulted in an innovative approach to experiential learning, leading students from the classroom to the boardroom.

Called the Communication Leaders experience, the highly competitive program offers a year-long educational opportunity for 8-12 students, which involves field trips to various organizations and visits from business leaders. The program focuses on leadership qualities and styles as the students explore career opportunities in communication fields.

Alumni World, Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2009 »

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Faculty Notes

The Ohio State Highway Patrol crime lab contracted Professor of Statistics Doug Andrews to train its forensic scientists on methods of statistical sampling when testing confiscated materials, and todevelop the staff members’ intuition and understanding sufficiently to defend the methods in court.

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2009 »

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Police Chief Joins Elite List of Award Recipients

In recognition of his outstanding leadership and superior management skills in Wittenberg’s Department of Police and Security, Campus Safety magazine recently named Carl Loney, chief of police, the education division’s second runner-up in its Campus Safety Director of the Year Award program. In all, 18 campus security executives were honored during the presentation and reception on April 28 during the Campus Safety Conference in Tampa, Fla.

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2009 »

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Fulbright Leader

Already a recognized state leader in the number of professors who have won Ohio Professor of the Year Awards, new statistics released this spring show another impressive achievement. In the last 10 years, Wittenberg faculty members have won nine Fulbright awards, more than any other liberal arts college in the state of Ohio.

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2009 »

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University Hosts Ohio Academy of Science

On April 18, more than 400 scientists and students attended and presented various scientific papers, including more than 30 Wittenberg students and faculty, during the 118th annual meeting of the Ohio Academy of Science.

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2009 »

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Empty Bowls Raises Record-Setting Amount

The 15th annual Empty Bowls fundraising event brought members of the university and Springfield communities together on March 26 to raise a record-breaking amount of money to help area residents experiencing hard times.

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2009 »

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Land of Opportunity

Throughout his career, Professor Emeritus of English Conrad Balliet, or “cb” as friends now call him, often traveled to his farm on Pitchin Road east of Clifton, Ohio, to escape the busy life of Springfield. Its 40 acres has woods, a prairie, a lake and a stream with the Little Miami River capping the property’s northern border. “cb’s place” became his respite and his passion as he improved the land to make it a welcoming retreat.